Tuesday, February 09, 2010

The 88 To Tour As Ray Davies' Backing Band

Exciting news out of The 88's camp. The local band is set to tour with Ray Davies as his backing band. The shows will start with Davies performing solo work with Bill Shanley backing him on acoustic guitar followed by Davies being backed by The 88.
Very cool. As you probably know by now, Davies is my all time favorite songwriter....
Here are the dates:
Fri Feb 26th Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Music Box
Sat Feb 27th Westbury, NY North Fork Theatre at Westbury
Mon Mar 1st Alexandria, VA Birchmere
Tue Mar 2nd Annapolis, MD Rams Head Tavern
Wed Mar 3rd Wilmington, DE Grand Opera House
Fri Mar 5th Scranton, PA Scranton Cultural Center
Sat Mar 6th Hartford, CT Webster Theater
Sun Mar 7th Pougkeepsie, NY Bardavon 1869 Opera House
Tue Mar 9th Binghamton, NY The Forum
Thu Mar 11th Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater
Fri Mar 12th Lorain, OH Palace Theatre
Sat Mar 13th Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre
Mon Mar 15th Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall
Wed Mar 17th Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom
Thu Mar 18th Austin, TX LaZona
Sat Mar 20th Denver, CO Paramount Theatre
Tue Mar 23rd Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
Wed Mar 24th Anaheim, CA The Grove of Anaheim
Thu Mar 25th Agoura Hills, CA The Canyon Club


Anonymous said...

Will the 88 being doing an opening act or any solo music? BTW, I already have my Ray Davies tickets have been waiting a year for an 88 tour

Duke said...

they will be doing an opening set as well.